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Geoprocessing in violated convention environments (Microsoft Windows)

Our MapInfo and ArcGIS users have self managed file shares. I do my best to educate our users about windows naming conventions but years of violating basic conventions and personalities that don't ...
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Recommendations for creating contour map from depth points

I am trying to put together a safe routes map for a local lake. I have an old paper map that has a grid of various depths as points. I would like to draw contour lines through these points and create ...
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Alias variable in MapBasic

I'm having a bit of trouble with the Alias variable in MapBasic. In short, I have a table where I was to group by a specific column. Then I want to run through each unique value from the grouped table ...
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Geotiffs not displaying colour correctly in MapInfo

I'm trying to open geotiffs I made in ArcGIS 10.2 in MapInfo 12.5. They open in MapInfo in the right location but displayed on a blue colour scale. These should be colourful RGB images. Trying to ...
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How to obtain statistics within a Buffer/Catchment in MapInfo?

I need to calculate the population statistics within a 10 minute drivetime catchment from a point and within 1 Km Buffer from a point in MapInfo, how can I do that can someone please elaborate? I have ...
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How to code for Thematic map in Mapbasic?

I would like to write code for creating a thematic map. The GUI command in Mapbasic window shows many lines in order to set up the different colours which will be used on the different polygons ...
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Creating migration flow map using MapInfo?

my first post on this forum :) Being a beginner in Mapinfo, I didn't find any tutorial on creating a thematic map of migration flows, something like; or I tried Arrow40 extension but couldn't ...
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Handler tool in MapBasic

Have any handler or procedure, that call automatic when the click or unclick menu item or button? Similiar SelChangedHandler.
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Workspace created in Mapinfo Professional 15 doesn't appear correctly in Mapinfo Portable 10

we made workspace in Mapinfo Professional 15 and it is not appear correctly in Mapinfo Portalbe 10, what can be the problem?
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Conversion of .csv file to MapInfo generates very large .dat file

I am converting an .xls file (500kb) to a .csv (150KB) then using this to generate a MapInfo .tab file format using both QGis and ArcGIS. I can use an intermediate file ie. mif/mid format which gives ...
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MapInfo legend editing for right to left text

I work with some right to left text (Arabic, Hebrew) and I would like the legend to be from right to left instead of the current left to right. Is there any way of doing this in MapInfo? Thanks! -K
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Perpendicular Distance Markers on Polyline in MapInfo?

I have added chainage to a creek polyline in MapInfo v11.0.3 using the 1999 version of "Distance Marker" by Meridian. It looks poor as it does not have the functionality to create the markers ...
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How to split kml file or extract Placemarks?

I have a file of state 2001 assembly districts outlines, from http://goo.gl/dJPyx in Mapinfo MIF format. I've created a kml file from that using ogr2ogr. These are the outlines of each assembly ...
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Mapinfo 15.2 Labeler tool

I'm trying to locate labeler tool in MapInfo Pro 15.2, but the tool is missing from the installation folder (I already checked the Program Files(x86) folder as well). There's no trace of it anywhere. ...
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Creating a Seamless layer of OSOpendataVectorMap in Mapinfo

I have downloaded the individual files for the Opendata Vector Maps and converted them all from .shp to .tab files within Mapinfo V.11.0.4. I need to create a seamless layer for the whole of Britain, ...
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Thematic Legends in MapInfo

Does anyone know if it is possible to make a range label go over more than one line in MapInfo when doing thematic maps? My legend has a limited width and I have not been able to find a way to get ...
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Can you buy old versions of MapInfo

Are there legitimate companies that sell old versions of map info. I use v9 and it will not load onto a new pc. I don't want to buy the latest version as I fear it will be unrecognisable
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How to combine MapInfo tab files into one spatialite DB?

I have many folders, each with a collection of MapInfo tab files (each folder has the same table names). For each folder I want to merge the tab files into one spatialite DB. My current method is to ...
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How to convert MapXtreme FeatureGeometry to something writable to sql server geometry type

I'm new in MapXtreme and I'm bit lost. I have polygon in MapXtreme 7.0 (in C#) saved as FeatureGeometry type. I need to save this in SqlServer 2008 as geometry type, but I don't have direct access to ...
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Split polyline where it intersects with other lines in MapInfo

I have a polyline (bus route) which I want to split where it intersects with other lines (not polylines) I have created. I'm happy to initially do it manually to see how it works, although I would ...
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Batch process RouteFinder tasks in MapInfo

I am running multiple network analysis processes in MapInfo using RouteFinder. Some of the datasets are large and the processes take a long time, so I would like to be able to set several to run ...
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Convert SHP to MIF/MID

I am new to GIS and QGIS software. is there a batch convert function to convert shape files to mif/mid files? I can do this individually but is time consuming? I have seen similar functions on here ...
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Is there a tool to perform weighted overlay analysis in MapInfo like that in ArcGIS?

I want to prepare a landslide zone map using weighted overlay analysis. Is there a tool in MapInfo to do weighted overlay as in ArcGIS?
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Mapinfo Runtime error when called from PowerBuilder

When I am trying to call MapInfo from my PowerBuilder application, with map info pro(full) version "Open table" command is working fine but with mapinfo runtime(proviewer) "Open table" is crashing ...
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Google Earth Pro does not completely open TAB files created in MapInfo 15+

From time-to-time, I have the need to open tab files I have created in MapInfo with Google Earth Pro. Aside from minor hiccups, I have never had an issue with importing a Tab file. The process I ...
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MapInfo .mbx labeler tool

I've recently been upgraded to MapInfo 12.5 I'm trying to trace a MapInfo .MBX tool called labeler - I've used it in the past to transfer the geographic position of current MapInfo labels to a ...
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Projection of WMS in MapInfo

I am using the OSM open Roads WMS layer that comes included with MapInfo. I have noticed that when I load this layer the projection of the Map window changes to 'Popular Visualization CRS.' All the ...
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British National Grid WMS URL for MapInfo

I am pretty new to using WMS Tile Servers. I used to use MasterMap but have found WMS are better for base maps and catchment plans. I have been browsing the web for a free WMS URL that projects to ...
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Creating thematic map where individual points are basically grid in MapInfo?

I want to plot a heat map which shows the different usage in different areas. But the thing is, in my original dataset, the data got truncated, which means that each point represents a small area ...
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Can MapInfo ProViewer be installed on and be run from a USB drive?

I am looking for a portable simple GIS. Is it possible to install MapInfo ProViewer on a memory stick or DVD and run it from there, i.e. without requiring admin rights or installing any files (e.g. ...
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Converting KML to TAB while maintaining the path to and name of embedded image

I have a number of kml files that have images linked in them. When I try to convert them to tab using FME/UniversalTranslator/QGIS/GlobalMapper I get a tab file which has the spatial location of the ...
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Error when trying to open Oracle Spatial view in MapInfo 11.5

I have a Oracle Spatial table defined as follow: CREATE TABLE foo ( id NUMBER(9) PRIMARY KEY, sdo SDO_GEOMETRY NOT NULL ); And a view defined like this: ...
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How do I save topology errors in QGIS?

I'm currently doing a project on finding blocked roads in a road network layer. I've figured that I can use the topology checker with the rule 'must not have dangles' and find them this way. But I ...
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Thematic base maps in MapInfo?

Does MapInfo have thematic base maps like the templates you get with ArcGIS data and maps?
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MapInfo2leafletjs tool

I've downloaded a tool to export a table from MapInfo GIS to leafletjs. The base map from Openstreetmap has been created, but the choropleth map of regions is not being displayed. One possible ...
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Saving a ArcMap layers RGB values into the attribute table

I am wanting to take a symbolized layer in an mxd, and save it's symbol color (like a polygon fill) into its attribute table as an RGB value. My goal is to use this value in MapInfo to symbolize it's ...
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Getting Started with MapBasic?

I am new to MapBasic. I googled for tutorials and found various PDFs but could not get started with the resources. I would be glad if anyone could provide some path for learning MapBasic.
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Which tool/reference for address geocoding?

I have to geocode several corporate sites (a big excel file), close to Paris (France). I would like to geocode this file based on the addresses. Could you tell me the best tool for this task ...
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MapBasic How to avoid divide by zero?

In select statement how to avoid divide by zero in mapBasic select (col1/col2) "result" .... how to avoid 0/0. If col2 is 0 it returns null. How to use ISNULL or something in mapbasic?
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How to do interpolation within geographic boundary in mapinfo?

I'm having two layers one is rain gauge data, another one is boundary I want to create rainfall distribution map within that geographic boundary in mapinfo can you say how to interpolate in ...
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AutoCAD 3D (2014) conveting a TIN to ASC

I am using LIDAR asc files to generate a large storm water catchment area which I would like to then combine with some survey work including river Bathymetry to actually combine the data to have one ...
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ESRI Shapefile not loading into SQL Server

I have been loading a number of shapefiles into SQL server 2012 using ogr2ogr.exe and the MSSQLSpatial driver. Up until this point, I have been very successful with doing so. However, I have now run ...
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Tool or program to clean polygon dataset

I have a polygon dataset (shapefile, mapinfo tab file) which I would like to "clean" to be topologically correct. The polygons are assigned an ID which represents a specific class. For example ID 3 is ...
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Mapinfo 12.5 halo font in layout window

I wonder if it is possible to add halo font in layout window in Mapinfo 12.5. I was trying to do this but this option is disable. Is any way to do this in Mapinfo or how to do this?
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Adjusting text border thickness in MapInfo

MapInfo allows you to add an outline to your text by using the 'border' or 'halo' function. Is there any way to customise the thickness of these outlines? I find the standard setting far too thick, ...
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Converting MapInfo workspace/QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to deliver maps in ArcGIS format to a client, but I only work in MapInfo and QGIS. Is there any way to convert a MapInfo workspace or a QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop, keeping styles and ...
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Using MapInfo SQL?

I am trying to create a map of U.S. counties that shows migration patterns. I have a table of all US counties and a table that has migration information. Some counties do not have migration, ...
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MapInfo / Mapbasic: simple compile of table from six source tables

I have a project which I am reviving after a gap of some years. It involves several hundred runs within MapInfo, scripted in MapBasic. I am stuck at a point that is so simple, it's driving me nuts. ...
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Losing MIF/MID alignment opening MIF/MID in software other than MapInfo? [closed]

After creating a rather large map in MapInfo using US Census Tiger data and exporting it to the MIF/MID format, it appears the files are no longer properly aligned. When I try to open the MIF/MID in ...